This creates a great demand for all the popular family holiday resorts.
So great can be the demand that the availability of holiday villas and apartments becomes less and less as the Summer Holidays approach.
Although this all must seem common sense, it is surprising just how many people leave the booking of their Summer Holidays for whatever reason, to the last minute.
Perhaps among these reasons is the popularity of last minute deals and indecision of where to go.
Although it is possible to get some last minute holiday deals, airlines generally offer lower prices for advance bookings and higher prices for last minute bookings and so the gain is offset.
Another possible reason for delaying booking is the fear that illness or other unpredictable events may cause cancellation and loss of money.
Of course it is possible to take out insurance against such events happening, but this can be both expensive and unnecessary.
Most owners of holiday villas and apartments require a small deposit to secure the holiday booking.This deposit is fully refundable in the event of cancellation provided that enough notice is given to enable the booking dates to be offered to others enquiring, This notice period of cancellation is usually around 6-8 weeks.
So what is the best time to book your summer holiday? Why not as early as now or at the very latest January 2015 for ensuring that you have the best choice , beating the rush ,avoiding frustration and disappointment?
About The Author: Ted Ellis
Webmaster-Portal for reservations Club Albufeira,Algarve,Portugal
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